[JPL] Jazz Related Nominations On The Final List For 50th Annual GRAMMY® Awards

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THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF RECORDING ARTS & SCIENCES, INC.

Final Nominations List

50th Annual GRAMMY® Awards

For recordings released during the Eligibility Year October 1, 2006  
through September 30, 2007

Note: More or less than 5 nominations in a category is the result of




Field 10 - Jazz

Category 45 - Best Contemporary Jazz Album

(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.)

• Party Hats

Will Bernard

[Palmetto Records]

• Downright Upright

Brian Bromberg

[Artistry Music]

• Re-imagination

Eldar

[Masterworks Jazz]

• River: The Joni Letters

Herbie Hancock

[Verve]

• He Had A Hat

Jeff Lorber

[Blue Note]

Field 10 - Jazz

Category 46 - Best Jazz Vocal Album

(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

• Avant Gershwin

Patti Austin

[Rendezvous Entertainment]

• Red Earth - A Malian Journey

Dee Dee Bridgewater

[DDB/Emarcy]

• Music Maestro Please

Freddy Cole

[HighNote Records]

• Nightmoves

Kurt Elling

[Concord Jazz]

• On The Other Side

Tierney Sutton (Band)

[Telarc Jazz]

Field 10 - Jazz

Category 47 - Best Jazz Instrumental Solo

(For an instrumental jazz solo performance. Two equal performers on  
one recording may be eligible as one entry. If the soloist listed  
appears on a recording billed to another artist, the latter's name is  
in parenthesis for identification. Singles or Tracks only.)

• Levees

Terence Blanchard, soloist

Track from: A Tale Of God's Will (A Requiem For Katrina)

[Blue Note]

• Anagram

Michael Brecker, soloist

Track from: Pilgrimage

[Heads Up International]

• Both Sides Now

Herbie Hancock, soloist

Track from: River: The Joni Letters

[Verve]

• Lullaby

Hank Jones, soloist

Track from: Kids: Live At Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola (Joe Lovano and Hank  
Jones)

[Blue Note]

• 1000 Kilometers

Paul McCandless, soloist

Track from: 1000 Kilometers (Oregon)

[CamJazz]

Field 10 - Jazz

Category 48 - Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group

(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.)

• Pilgrimage

Michael Brecker

[Heads Up International]

• Live At The Village Vanguard

The Bill Charlap Trio

[Blue Note]

• Kids: Live At Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Joe Lovano And Hank Jones

[Blue Note]

• Line By Line

John Patitucci

[Concord Jazz]

• Back East

Joshua Redman

[Nonesuch Records]

Field 10 - Jazz

Category 49 - Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

(For large jazz ensembles, including big band sounds. Albums must  
contain 51% or more INSTRUMENTAL tracks.)

• A Tale Of God's Will (A Requiem For Katrina)

Terence Blanchard

[Blue Note]

• Eternal Licks & Grooves

The Bob Florence Limited Edition

[MAMA Records]

• Hommage

The Bill Holman Band

[Jazzed Media]

• Sky Blue

Maria Schneider Orchestra

[ArtistShare]

• With Love

Charles Tolliver Big Band

[Blue Note]

Field 10 - Jazz

Category 50 - Best Latin Jazz Album

(Vocal or Instrumental.)

• Funk Tango

Paquito D'Rivera Quintet?

[Paquito Records]

• The Magician

Sammy Figueroa And His Latin Jazz Explosion

[Savant Records]

• Borrowed Time

Steve Khan

[Tone Center Records]

• Refugee

Hector Martignon

[Zoho]

• Big Band Urban Folktales

Bobby Sanabria Big Band

[Jazzheads]

Field 23 - Composing/Arranging

Category 85 - Best Instrumental Composition

(A Composer's Award for an original composition (not an adaptation)  
first released during the Eligibility Year. Singles or Tracks only.)

• Ash Wednesday

Harry Connick, Jr., composer (Harry Connick, Jr.)

Track from: Chanson Du Vieux Carré

[Marsalis Music/Rounder]

• Cerulean Skies

Maria Schneider, composer (Maria Schneider Orchestra)

Track from: Sky Blue

[ArtistShare]

• Deep Six

Mark Walker, composer (Oregon)

Track from: 1000 Kilometers

[CamJazz]

• I Knew Her (From Notes On A Scandal)

Philip Glass, composer (Philip Glass)

Track from: Notes On A Scandal - Soundtrack

[Rounder/Fox Music]

• Spectacle

Béla Fleck, composer (Chick Corea & Béla Fleck)

Track from: The Enchantment

[Concord Records]



Field 23 - Composing/Arranging

Category 86 - Best Instrumental Arrangement

(An Arranger's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles  
or Tracks only.)

• Ash Wednesday

Harry Connick, Jr., arranger (Harry Connick, Jr.)

Track from: Chanson Du Vieux Carré

[Marsalis Music/Rounder]

• Besame Mucho

Steve Wiest, arranger (Maynard Ferguson)

Track from: The One And Only Maynard Ferguson

[Maynard Ferguson Trust]

• Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair

Frank Macchia, arranger (Frank Macchia & The Prague Orchestra)

Track from: Emotions

[Cacophony]

• In A Silent Way

Vince Mendoza, arranger (Joe Zawinul)

Track from: Brown Street

[Heads Up International]

• Yo Tannenbaum (From Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes Christmas)

Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)

Track from: Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes Christmas - Soundtrack

[Immergent]

Field 23 - Composing/Arranging

Category 87 - Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

(An Arranger's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles  
or Tracks only.)

• Cry Me A River

Jorge Calandrelli, arranger (Ella Fitzgerald & Jorge Calandrelli)

Track from: Love Letters From Ella

[Concord Jazz/Starbucks Entertainment]

• I'm Gonna Live Till I Die

John Clayton, arranger (Queen Latifah)

Track from: Trav'lin' Light

[Verve]

• In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning

Jay Ashby, Darmon Meader & Kim Nazarian, arrangers (New York Voices)

Track from: A Day Like This

[MCG Jazz]

• Overture/Gershwin Medley

Michael Abene, arranger (Patti Austin)

Track from: Avant Gershwin

[Rendezvous Entertainment]

• Smile

Pete McGuinness, arranger (The Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra)

Track from: First Flight

[Summit Records]





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